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Re: [OT] Naming Schemes (was: Laptop with Linux preinstalled)

On Wed, Mar 05, 2008 at 09:51:03AM +0100, Richard Lyons wrote:
> But a name can be a snare and a delusion:  we had another
> quasi-classical name, atticus, so called because it was located in the
> attic.  Then we moved house and it was relocated under the stairs...
> And I had my office in the potting-shed for a time, so my very
> odd-looking skeletal tower box, with bits bolted on in all directions,
> was named potty.  But it soon moved indoors and got a new case so that
> name was out of date too.  And how much refitting is needed to justify a
> rename?  new processer, new case, new motherboard, new hard drives, but
> all at different times, so at which point should it be renamed?

My (currently down) computer is called bixi, because it has an Intel BX 
mainboard. If it turns out I will have to replace it (I hope it's only 
the memory, otherwise I'll have to change just about everything) I'll 
have to think of a new name as well.

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
(Albert Einstein)

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